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  1. Visas and immigration
    Hello! I am currently holding a WHV and it expires end of January 2021. I have recently returned home due to the pandemic and to be with my family for the holidays. (aging family had me worried when I would see them again, if I stayed in Australia) I know that it is extremely hard to get...
  2. Visas and immigration
    Hi all, my girlfriend and I have been dating for just under two years. She moved to Australia about 5 months ago, and we've now registered our relationship, are living on the same lease, have just opened up a joint bank account and have purchased a bunch of furniture. We feel there shouldn't be...
  3. Visas and immigration
    Hi all, I'm new to this site and hoping that someone will be able to give me some visa advice for my current situation. I am American and have been on a Working Holiday Visa (462) for the last 9 months. My visa is due to expire on December 1st and I would really like to do some travelling after...
  4. Visas and immigration
    Hello everybody, I'm looking to get some help with a very stressful situation, I will try and provide as much information as I possibly can. I am about to finish my 2nd year working holiday visa at the beginning of September and I am in a Defacto relationship with an Australian Citizen. We will...
  5. Visas and immigration
    Hello everyone, I am currently in Australia on a Working Holiday Visa which expires mid September 2018. My partner is here on a Student Visa (574) which expires in September 2019. Next to her studies, my partner will be working as a lecturer at university until the end of November 2018 - about...
  6. Visas and immigration
    Austria is the latest country to begin a work and holiday visa arrangement with Australia which is now in operation. The arrangement allows young people from Austria aged between 18 and 30, to apply to stay in Australia for one year and undertake a period of short term work and study. (By...
  7. Visas and immigration
    A friend of mine is a Vietnamese student (aged 23) who would like to come to Australia initially on a working holiday (ie 417 or 462 visa). His long term goal is to obtain a residents permit. The problem is that I don't know how to advise him on how to start the process. Unfortunately Vietnam is...
  8. Visas and immigration
    Hi! I have applied for my permanent residency and it is currently being processed. At this moment in time I am on a Working Holiday Visa, which expires on the 27th of July. I have already had been granted my Bridging Visa A which comes into affect when my WHV expires. I know that on my WHV I...
  9. Jobs and work
    In Australia the summer season is now underway and it is a popular time for backpackers from around the world to visit on working holiday visas. But the Fair Work Ombudsman is warning those arriving and those planning their trips to Australia not to fall foul of unscrupulous employers who do...
  10. Visas and immigration
    Hi all, My partner completed a portion of his 88-day regional work for the renewal of the Working Holiday Visa (subclass 417) at a farm that he has since left. We are now completing the Employment Verification Form (1263) to support his application but are missing some details of the farm he...
  11. Visas and immigration
    The number of young people eligible to take a working holiday in Australia has been extended to various new countries and other relations expanded. The number of working holiday visas for Chilean nationals, allowing young people aged between 18 and 30 can stay for up to 12 months and take short...
  12. New member introductions
    Hey guys, Im AdventurousMan. Im a 25 year old Canadian. I spent 2016 in Australia on a working holiday visa and fell in love. I'm planning my second year and hope to be back in the beautiful land down under for the entire 2018. I've found this forum through a Google search while looking for...
  13. Visas and immigration
    Hi Guys, I'm brand new to this forum and also quite clueless about the ins and outs of the range of Visa's available when travelling to Aus. I'm taking a Sabbatical in August of this year and doing Route 66 amongst a few other things with a view to initially spending around 10 months or so in...
  14. International Travel
    Officials in Northern Australia hope that more young people from countries across the world will visit the region in 2017 on working holiday visas and point out that recent changes will allow them to stay longer if they wish. This part of Australia has suffered from a lack of visitors and...
  15. Jobs and work
    British people who want to spend time working and travelling in Australia are being encouraged to do so by a new multi-million pound tourism campaign. British celebrity Lucy Watson, who has over a million followers on Instagram, is heading up Tourism Australia's latest global campaign targeting...
  16. Visas and immigration
    On 27 September 2016, the Australian Government announced that the Visa Application Charge (VAC) for Working Holiday Makers (WHMs) will be reduced by $50 to $390 come 1 January 2017. Further, the Government has approved a tax rate of 19 per cent on earnings up to $37,000 to working holiday...
  17. Jobs and work
    The Australian Government is to spend $10 million trying to attract working holiday makers to the country in a bid to persuade more young people to spend time in Australia. The number of applications from backpackers for working holiday maker visas has fallen since it was announced, and then...
  18. Visas and immigration
    I am planning on heading to Australia first on a WHV but then hopefully heading straight into a Partnership Defacto visa so I am trying to gather all approporiate paperwork now while I am still in the states (High School and College transcripts, immunization records, birth certificate etc....)...
  19. Visas and immigration
    Hi there, So I am applying for a Working Holiday visa and in the application process it asks: "Has the applicant ever been convicted of an offence in any country (including any conviction which is now removed from official records)?" I pleaded guilty in June 2011 (5+ years ago) for what the...
  20. Visas and immigration
    Hi there, So I have posted before about how I am planning on heading to Oz in January on a Working Holiday Visa with the hopes of then heading right into a Partnership visa with my boyfriend of 3 (by that point 4) years. The only issue was that we wouldn't be living together for the...
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